Obituary of George Edward Brendle ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
George Edward Brendle, 68, of Marion passed away Thursday December 11, 2008 at his residence. He was born May 17, 1940 in Buncombe County, NC to Viola Roberts Brendle of Marion and to the late Virgil Troy Brendle. He was an avid woodworker and carpenter. In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by his sister Linda “Susie” Brendle.
In addition to his mother he is also survived by his wife Jean McHome Brendle; two sons, Richard Brendle of Marion and David Brendle and wife Sonya of Old Fort; two daughters, Laura Shook and husband George and Bonnie Wright and husband Randy all of Nashville, NC; one step-son, Donald Lister and wife Cammy of Burnsville; one brother, Jerry Brendle and Teresa Ann of Marion; two sisters, Joyce Patton and Karen Sparks both of Dysartsville; fourteen grandchildren; one great grandchild; three step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held at 2:00 PM on Monday December 15, 2008 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Bruce Ward officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Hospice of McDowell County – 575 Airport Rd. Marion, NC 28752. Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion will be assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Brendle family at www.mem.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 17, 2008 Volume 14 # 50